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Nonlinear Control Techniques for Electro-Hydraulic Actuators in Robotics Engineering

Qing Guo, Dan Jiang
August 16, 2017

Nonlinear Control Techniques for Electro-Hydraulic Actuators in Robotics Engineering meets the needs of those working in advanced electro-hydraulic controls for modern mechatronic and robotic systems. The non-linear EHS control methods covered are proving to be more effective than traditional...

Data Fusion Mathematics: Theory and Practice

Jitendra R. Raol
July 26, 2017

Fills the Existing Gap of Mathematics for Data Fusion Data fusion (DF) combines large amounts of information from a variety of sources and fuses this data algorithmically, logically and, if required intelligently, using artificial intelligence (AI). Also, known as sensor data fusion (SDF), the DF...

Nonlinear Filtering: Concepts and Engineering Applications

Jitendra R. Raol, Girija Gopalratnam, Bhekisipho Twala
June 08, 2017

Nonlinear Filtering covers linear and nonlinear filtering in a comprehensive manner, with appropriate theoretic and practical development. Aspects of modeling, estimation, recursive filtering, linear filtering, and nonlinear filtering are presented with appropriate and sufficient mathematics. A...

Parasitic Phenomena in the Dynamics of Industrial Devices

Alberto Borboni, Rodolfo Faglia
March 30, 2017

In the real world the dynamic behavior of a real machine presents either unforeseen or limiting phenomena: both are undesired, and can be therefore be classified as parasitic phenomena — unwanted, unforeseen, or limiting behaviors. Parasitic Phenomena in the Dynamics of Industrial Devices describes...

Computational Finite Element Methods in Nanotechnology

Sarhan M. Musa
March 29, 2017

Computational Finite Element Methods in Nanotechnology demonstrates the capabilities of finite element methods in nanotechnology for a range of fields. Bringing together contributions from researchers around the world, it covers key concepts as well as cutting-edge research and applications to...

Novel Advances in Microsystems Technologies and Their Applications

Laurent A. Francis, Krzysztof Iniewski
March 29, 2017

Microsystems technologies have found their way into an impressive variety of applications, from mobile phones, computers, and displays to smart grids, electric cars, and space shuttles. This multidisciplinary field of research extends the current capabilities of standard integrated circuits in...

MEMS: Fundamental Technology and Applications

Vikas Choudhary, Krzysztof Iniewski
March 29, 2017

The microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) industry has experienced explosive growth over the last decade. Applications range from accelerometers and gyroscopes used in automotive safety to high-precision on-chip integrated oscillators for reference generation and mobile phones. MEMS: Fundamental...

Advances in New Heat Transfer Fluids: From Numerical to Experimental Techniques

Alina Adriana Minea
March 21, 2017

Heat transfer enhancement has seen rapid development and widespread use in both conventional and emerging technologies. Improvement of heat transfer fluids requires a balance between experimental and numerical work in nanofluids and new refrigerants. Recognizing the uncertainties in...

Design of Electromechanical Products: A Systems Approach

Ali Jamnia
December 01, 2016

Design, development and life-cycle management of any electromechanical product is a complex task that requires a cross-functional team spanning multiple organizations, including design, manufacturing, and service. Ineffective design techniques, combined with poor communication between various teams...

Sensor Systems: Fundamentals and Applications

Clarence W. de Silva
November 22, 2016

This book covers sensors and multiple sensor systems, including sensor networks and multi-sensor data fusion. It presents the physics and principles of operation and discusses sensor selection, ratings and performance specifications, necessary hardware and software for integration into an...

Convective Flow and Heat Transfer from Wavy Surfaces: Viscous Fluids, Porous Media, and Nanofluids

Aroon Shenoy, Mikhail Sheremet, Ioan Pop
August 17, 2016

Convective Flow and Heat Transfer from Wavy Surfaces: Viscous Fluids, Porous Media, and Nanofluids addresses the wavy irregular surfaces in heat transfer devices. Fluid flow and heat transfer studies from wavy surfaces have received attention, since they add complexity and require special...

Applied System Innovation: Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015), May 22-27, 2015, Osaka, Japan

Teen-Hang Meen, Stephen Prior, Artde Donald Kin-Tak Lam
June 20, 2016

The 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015) was held May 22-27, 2015 in Osaka, Japan and provided a unified communication platform for researchers active in a wide range of research fields. Professionals from industry, academia and government were encouraged to...